China Current Affairs, GK & News

China’s Baidu may launch ChatGPT – style AI Bot

The BAIDU is a Chinese-based technology company. It offers a popular search engine in China called BAIDU. (Major search engines like Google are banned in China) The company works on artificial intelligence and internet-related products. The headquarters of the company is in Beijing. The company is one of the largest AI companies in the world. ..

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South Africa announces Joint Naval Drills with Russia, China

In the path of strengthening multilateral ties, South Africa, Russia, and China are to hold naval drills in the Indian Ocean. It is to be held in the month of February 2023. During the exercise, the countries will exchange knowledge and operational skills. Relationships among the countries have been prosperous and the exercise will improve ..

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India’s Assurances to IMF backing Sri Lanka

India sends financing assurances to IMF to back Sri Lanka’s debt restructuring program. Sri Lanka’s three largest bilateral lenders are China, Japan, and India. India’s backing is a critical step for Sri Lanka to receive a $2.9 billion package from IMF Sri Lanka’s Debt Crisis Sri Lanka is facing worst economic crisis since 1948 Challenges ..

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Europe’s Largest Deposit of Rare Earths Discovered in Sweden

Europe’s largest deposit of rare earths, which are used in everything from mobile phones to missiles, has been found in Sweden. The discovery is being hailed as a way to reduce the European Union’s (EU) dependence on China, which currently supplies 98% of the rare earths used in the EU. The discovery is also being ..

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Confuciusornis shifan

The fossil remains of a 119 million-year-old beaked bird were recently discovered in China. About Confuciusornis shifan Confuciusornis shifan lived during the Early Cretaceous Period, around 119 million years ago in present-day China. It belonged to the Confuciusornithidae family of the genus Confuciusornis, a groups of crow-sized beaked birds. The fossil of Confuciusornis shifan’s skeleton ..

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Longest ever drought in China

China is facing its biggest drought ever. Drought has dried up rivers and affected power generation at hydroelectric power plants. There is darkness in small and big cities due to no electricity. Key Points After 64 years, China faced the longest summer and as a result, the Yangtze, the longest river in Asia, which is ..

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